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Community starts its own hydro electricity scheme

June 9, 2008
Posted in Renewable energy

Britain’s first community-owned hydro power project is under construction and the whole process has been lovingly documented for the past three months on a blog. A giant 70kW reverse Archimedean screw with a diameter of 2.4 metres will be installed on the Goyt River in New Mills, Derbyshire to generate about 260,000kWh or electricity a year – about enough to power 70 houses, the blog says. Read more